David C Thut

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BACKGROUND Dislocation of the sternoclavicular joint is a rare injury that has a low incidence of signifcant long-term symptoms. Surgical reconstruction of the joint is indicated in patients with symptomatic, chronic anterior instability or with irreducible or recurrent posterior instability. There have been many reported techniques for stabilization of the(More)
PURPOSE We have occasionally observed suture loosening in initial suture legs after final fixation of adjacent suture legs in the lateral row of rotator cuff repairs during arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with transosseous-equivalent suture-bridge constructs. We sought to determine how this occurred and what effects it had on tendon fixation stability. (More)
PURPOSE Meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) has become an accepted treatment option for patients undergoing meniscectomy with recalcitrant pain in the corresponding compartment. Whether MAT can oppose cartilage degeneration is unclear. Our purpose was to perform a systematic review of available literature to answer the following: (1) Does MAT prevent(More)
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